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Modi reportedly considering cheap loans, other help for small Indian businesses

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is considering offering cheap loans and free accidental insurance coverage to millions of small businesses, two government sources with...

Indian ‘walking god’ religious leader dies aged 111

Tens of thousands of people thronged the streets of an Indian town on Monday (21) to pay their last respects to the 111-year-old head...

Modi’s pre-election handouts to cost India billions

A series of vote-catching measures planned by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he braces for a difficult general election may cost more than 1...

Supreme Court to rule on Indian players suspended for remarks about women

India's Supreme Court has been asked to decide the future of two international cricketers suspended for their comments about women in a TV show...

DISGRACED INDIAN GURU RAHIM SINGH GETS LIFE FOR KILLING JOURNALIST

A disgraced religious sect leader was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday (17) for murdering a journalist who exposed rampant sexual abuses by the...

Body of trapped Indian miner found after 36 days

Indian emergency workers said Thursday they have found the body of one of 15 miners trapped inside a so-called "rat hole" mine for over...

India’s transgenders take first Kumbh Mela dip

For decades Laxmi Narayan Tripathi has fought India's conservative laws and beliefs to put her transgender community on a par with the rest of society,...

India’s air passenger traffic to touch 1.1 billion in 2040

India's air passenger traffic is expected to grow six-fold to 1.1 billion and the number of operational airports increase to around 200 in 2040,...

India temple trailblazers braving threats and family anger

Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga are living on the run since infuriating Hindu traditionalists by entering one of India's holiest temples that for generations banned...

AMBITIOUS INDIA PLANNING MANNED SPACE MISSION WITHIN THREE YEARS

India will send its first manned mission into space by December 2021, the head of the country’s space agency said on Friday (11). The three-person mission...